CARC - College of Architecture (CARC)

CARC 181 First Year Seminar

Credit 1. 1 Lecture Hour.

Seminar on various contemporary topics; introduction to high quality college instruction and research; focus on writing, speaking, exploration, discussion and research. May be taken two times for credit.
Prerequisite: First time in college and College of Architecture undergraduate studies.

CARC 291 Research

Credits 1 to 4. 1 to 4 Other Hours.

Research conducted under the direction of a faculty member. May be repeated 2 times for credit.
Prerequisites: Freshman or sophomore classification and approval of instructor.

CARC 300 College of Architecture Study Abroad

Credits 1 to 18. 1 to 18 Other Hours.

For students in approved study abroad programs participating in reciprocal educational exchange programs. May be repeated for credit.
Prerequisite: Junior or senior classification; approval of assistant dean for international programs and initiatives.

CARC 301 Field Studies in Design Innovation

Credits 1 to 18. 1 to 18 Other Hours.

Design innovation in international and domestic environments away from the Texas A&M University campus; emphasis on the cultural, social, economic, geographical, climatic and technological factors influencing design solutions for human needs. May be taken up to two times in the same semester.
Prerequisite: Junior or senior classification; CARC 481; approval of assistant dean for international programs and initiatives.*

CARC 311 Field Studies in Design Communication

Credits 3. 2 Lecture Hours. 4 Lab Hours.

Design communication in international and domestic environments away from the Texas A&M University campus; emphasis on the tools, methods and techniques for design communication. May be taken up to two times in the same semester.
Prerequisite: Junior or senior classification; approval of assistant dean for international programs and initiatives.*

CARC 321 Field Studies in Design Technology

Credits 3. 3 Other Hours.

Design technology in international and domestic environments away from the Texas A&M University campus; emphasis on structural, material and environmental systems and methods of construction utilized to realize design solutions. May be taken up to two times in the same semester.
Prerequisite: Junior or senior classification; approval of assistant dean for international programs and initiatives.*

CARC 331 Field Studies in Design Philosophy

Credits 3. 3 Other Hours.

Design philosophy in international and domestic environments away from the Texas A&M University campus; emphasis on the historical, philosophical, cultural, social and economic factors that influence design solutions. May be taken up to two times in the same semester.
Prerequisites: Junior or senior classification; approval of assistant dean for international programs and initiatives.*

CARC 481 Seminar

Credit 1. 1 Lecture Hour.

Preparatory seminar for select College of Architecture study away and internships; topics include introduction to the language, culture and history of study abroad location. Must be taken the spring semester before the student’s study away semester. Must be taken on a satisfactory/unsatisfactory basis.
Prerequisites: Junior or senior classification; approval of assistant dean for international programs and initiatives.

CARC 485 Directed Studies

Credits 1 to 6. 1 to 6 Other Hours.

Individual research in architecture, construction science or landscape architecture in an international or domestic environment away from the Texas A&M University campus. May be taken up to two times in the same semester.
Prerequisite: Junior or senior classification; approval of assistant dean for international programs and initiatives.

CARC 489 Special Topics in...

Credits 1 to 4. 1 to 4 Lecture Hours. 0 to 4 Lab Hours.

Selected topics in an identified area of architecture. May be repeated for credit.
Prerequisites: Junior or senior classification; approval of assistant dean for international programs and initiatives.

CARC 491 Research

Credits 1 to 4. 1 to 4 Other Hours.

Research conducted under the direction of a faculty member. May be repeated 2 times for credit.
Prerequisites: Junior or senior classification; approval of assistant dean for international programs and initiatives.